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Vulnerability of RHEL/SUSE: denial of service via fontforge

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via fontforge of RHEL/SUSE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: openSUSE Leap, RHEL.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 04/11/2020.
Références of this bulletin: 1178308, CVE-2020-25690, openSUSE-SU-2020:2111-1, RHBUG-1893188, RHSA-2020:4844-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-33798.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via fontforge of RHEL/SUSE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness note impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new fontforge packages (30/11/2020).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: fontforge 20170731-lp151.4.6.1

RHEL 8: new fontforge packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.0-8.2: fontforge 20170731-15.el8
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